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Why Weight Matters

Some survivors experience weight gain during or after cancer treatment; learn why it is important to maintain a healthy weight and about the support to help you do it. As a breast cancer survivor, Rhonda Spinks was surprised to learn that weight gain was a possible side effect of treatment. “I hadn’t thought of gaining […]

To Soy Or Not To Soy, Part 1

Dear Dr. Shani, I’ve been told to avoid soy at all costs since breast cancer treatment, because it could encourage the return of my cancer. What’s the problem with soy? Is it really a cause of cancer? Yours, Un”soy”tain Dear Un”soy”tain, To answer your question, let’s first look at how estrogen works in your body. […]